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AROUND TOWN

Marianne Crowder celebrates 104 years

They came to wish their teacher "Happy Birthday," bringing cards, flowers, even a box of homemade fudge. Marianne Crowder's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer Crowder, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1925 Views

ATHERTON

A Challenge to the Atherton City Attorney

The following is an e-mail to the Atherton City Attorney calling attention to what appears to be a fraudulent misrepresentation...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jul. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1574 Views

MENLO PARK

Council action on Bohannon project surprisingly easy: Let voters decide

The recent vote by the Menlo Park City Council on the Menlo Gateway project proposed by David Bohannon was surprisingly smooth,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

ATHERTON

4-star hotels for Atherton employees?

A very interesting post by John Johns that I saw last night now has somehow been deleted. In that post, Mr. Johns detailed...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by long memory, on Jul 1, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 9 comments | 1552 Views

ATHERTON

Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

ATHERTON

Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1453 Views

ATHERTON

Stogner's Victory

Michael Stogner did not win the San Mateo 3rd District Supervisor race today, yet a clear victory for Stogner emerged. Stogner...

Original post made by Victim\'s Advocacy on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 1518 Views

MOVIES

M-A boys honored by USTA NorCal tennis circuit

Local roundup: The Menlo-Atherton boys' tennis team was well-represented at the USTA Northern California Junior Recognition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by loubna, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 9184 Views

MENLO PARK

MP library doors will be closed this weekend

Menlo Park library-goers will feel some of the pain of the city's newly approved budget cuts if they have an urge to visit...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:12 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Volunteers welcome to help out in Atherton

If a reader's only impression of Atherton came from local newspaper headlines and blogs, what would that person conclude?...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Huh??, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:02 am | 5 comments | 5271 Views

MENLO PARK

Foust responds to ethics complaint

Redwood City council member Rosanne Foust sounds confident that a state ethics committee will rule in her favor when considering...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by RWC Resident, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Block parties censored content

I understand on good authority that Nancy Couperus has been told by the Chamber of Commerce she cannot have a table during...

Original post made by andy cohen on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jun 30, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 17 comments | 2222 Views

ATHERTON

Join the Atherton Library Building Steering Committee

Would you like to help oversee the planning and design process for a new Atherton Library? We are in the process of creating...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Library Programs

Thursday, July 1 from 3-4 pm: Drop in craft time for children, all ages welcome. Tuesday, July 6 at 10:30 am: Toddler...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 30, 2010
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OTHER TOPICS

TESLA OFFERS STOCK IN IPO ALREADY DOUBLED

When I mentioned that TESLA a more or less local company, is now trying to raise $178 million dollars by this offering which...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warehouse fire controlled; no injuries reported

A paint storage facility near Redwood City was destroyed by a two-alarm fire early this morning (June 29) but no one...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1508 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park attorney Mike Brady: high-speed rail lawsuit stopped, but its purpose was served

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge may have dismissed a lawsuit that Menlo Park attorney Mike Brady filed last year...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:00 pm | 6 comments | 1951 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire closes three businesses

Fire investigators are looking at the area around an attic vent for a wood-burning pizza oven as the cause of a June 16 fire...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1298 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views
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